Information Security Architect

Nigel Frank International
06 Jul 2024
03 Aug 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

A well–known organisation within their respective field, are looking for an Information Security Architect to join their Architecture function, as they go through a period of significant technology transformation, and must minimise risk.

Please note that this role will require 4 days per week in their Central London office, with some less frequent travel to their other major site in the North of the UK.

The Architecture function is responsible for architectural governance, ensuring technological alignment to business goals, and minimising risk during periods of change. As the Information Security Architect, you will be responsible for:

  • Strategic Design an Implementation – ensuring a "Secure by Design" approach is embedded in the development of their services and infrastructure
  • Security Architecture Leadership – focusing on critical areas including Security Operations Technology stacks including SOC, SIEM and EDR systems
  • Cloud and Application Security – enhancing the frameworks of their cloud–based services (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) and Microsoft Office 365 applications through advanced security measures and Identity Access Management
  • Regulatory Compliance and Operational Security – ensuring compliance with various regulatory standards (ISO27001, NIST, COBIT, CIS)
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance – taking a lead in GRC activities that support business growth

Importantly, you will actively contribute to the development of their IT strategy through your insights into new market–leading technologies, and advising on how they may be of benefit. This is a role to make a real difference!


  • Prior experience designing and leading on the development of security architectures, with knowledge of architectural frameworks
  • Experience leading on security initiatives at an enterprise level
  • Strong knowledge of securing modern platforms and networks
  • Experience developing solutions for identify and access management within modern frameworks such as Entra AD
  • Experience managing governance, risk and compliance activities
  • SABSA Certification would be highly desirable
  • Excellent communication, requirements gathering and stakeholder management skills


  • Salary up to 90,000 depending on experience
  • Bonus up to 10%

Please Note: This is a permanent role for UK residents only. This role does not offer Sponsorship. You must have the right to work in the UK with no restrictions. Some of our roles may be subject to successful background checks including a DBS and Credit Check.

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